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  • Global experiment exposes the dangers of using Wi-Fi hotspots

    03.03.2015

    A global Wi-Fi hacking experiment exposed major security issues regarding the browsing habits of users around the globe.

  • Flaw in Netgear Wi-Fi routers exposes admin password, WLAN details

    17.02.2015

    A number of Netgear home wireless routers sport a vulnerability that can be misused by unauthenticated attackers to obtain the administrator password, device serial number, WLAN details, and various details regarding clients connected to the device, claims systems/network engineer Peter Adkins.

  • How public Wi-Fi puts unprotected users at risk

    11.02.2015

    76% of American smartphone and tablet users are at risk of privacy loss and identity theft via public Wi-Fi networks.

  • Pirate activist shows politicians what digital surveillance looks like

    15.01.2015

    How to make politicians really understand the dangers of mass digital surveillance and the importance of information security? Gustav Nipe, the 26-year old president of the Swedish Pirate Party's youth wing, tried to do it by setting up an open Wi-Fi network at the Society and Defence National Conference held in Sälen, Sweden, late last and earlier this week, and collecting and analyzing the metadata of conference attendees who connected to it.

  • Asus wireless router flaw opens network to local attackers

    09.01.2015

    A researcher has discovered a security hole in the firmware of several wireless Asus router models which could be exploited by an attacker to gain complete control of the network and use it to mount other attacks from this vantage point.




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